Henry Corbet 1624/25-1680

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Henry CORBET 1624/25-1680

Biographical Note

Born in Bridlington, Yorkshire, son of William Corbet, draper. BA St John’s College, Cambridge 1646, MA 1650, MD 1659. Practised as a physician in Hull; died in or near Lincoln.


Corbet’s probate inventory lists his library, “in the red chamber”, valued at £30.

Characteristic Markings

None of Corbet’s books have been identified.


  • Johnston, J. Probate inventories of Lincoln citizens, 1661-1714, 1991, no.30.
  • Venn, J. & J. A. Alumni Cantabrigienses. Cambridge, 1922.